Ernesto’s bold outgoing personality takes him all over the world, but he doesn’t always pay enough attention to the things he’s seeing. Peter’s introverted nature keeps him closer to home and too fearful to travel the distances Ernesto does. But he really absorbs all the details of his smaller experiences and it’s worth every bit as much as Ernesto’s grand adventuring.
Each week, Alex Lu is highlighting the work of some of the coolest illustrators of our generation. Know anyone who should be featured (including yourself)? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. This Week: Rahil Mohsin knows an artist needs a style. It’s a silent signature and a distinctive feature that determines the type of stories artists in comics are best […]
In Part 2 Nate talks about his workday as an injured artist, why he decided to tell his clients he was injured, and what chronic pain is like for him.
I first learned of Shawn Crystal through his podcast, not his art. Skottie Young tweeted that he was recently a guest on InkPulp Audio, so I listened and was entranced by a discussion less about any specific series and more about the storytelling process and how their backgrounds shaped their styles. Later I read comics […]
Writer Bill Messner-Loebs – who once worked on The Flash and Wonder Woman, reinvented Johnny Quest, and made a million dollars writing dialog for The Maxx – is now homeless and working at various odd jobs, including a Panera and a janitor. That’s from a story by Derek Kevra for Fox 2 in Michigan. […]
A look at what’s behind the runaway hit that is DC Super Hero Girls.
For many years, there has been an unassuming button on the Beat’s sidebar urging you to sign up for our mailing list. That was because we’d always planned to put out a newsletter wrapping up the days or weeks news, just like all the cool websites. But it didn’t happen. Despite that, hundreds of you signed […]
“Do you have an original idea for a movie? And do you plan on attending Wizard World Comic Con Portland? This could be your day.”
Today is the 70th birthday of José Luis García-López, one of the all time great artists in comics. Born in Spain, García-López has worked on a number of notable US comics, including Atari Force, Twilight, On the Road to Perdition, Wednesday Comics and many more. All drawn with flawless draughtsmanship, and some of the best […]
“We wanted little kids reading the book to see that they could go to San Francisco and in essence walk the path that they walked and feel like that you could be on their adventure too.”